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Heavier Than Heaven

Heavier Than Heaven

A Biography of Kurt Cobain

eBook - 2002 | 1st pbk. ed
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Based on extensive research, more than four hundred interviews, and Kurt Cobain's unpublished diaries, a portrait of the late rock star traces his rise to fame, his relationship with wife Courtney Love, and his tragic suicide.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, [2002], c2001
Edition: 1st pbk. ed
ISBN: 9781401304515 (electronic bk.)
1401304516 (electronic bk.)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK B COBAIN
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 399 p., [16] p. of plates) : ill


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Published on the 10th anniversary of Nirvana's album "Nevermind", this in-depth biography includes new information from over 400 interviews and exclusive access to Cobain's unpublished diaries. More than the history of a rock and roll star, it's a portrait of the will to turn pain into ... Read More »

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Jul 06, 2018

A very well researched book - his family history certainly paints a picture of a troubled man - wanting to be a Rockstar but not really prepared for it. The heroin habit doesn't help things either does it? An intriguing read.

DCPL_Brian Jan 04, 2017

Much has been written about Kurt Cobain since it was published, but "Heavier Than Heaven" remains the definitive biography. Cross wades through the mythology of Cobain to provide a lucid account of the life and tragic death of a modern pop culture icon.

Mar 15, 2016

A well researched book on Kurt Cobain.
Very well written and easy to read with some good photos.
The downside is that some of the things written about Kurt in the book are pointless or creative license.


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